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Ch.7 Vocab


Tenement An apartment that is usually overcrowded and run down
Ellis Island The first stop for immigrants coming from Europe
Angel Island The first stop for immigrants coming from Asia
Steamship An engine vessel powered by steam
Statue of Liberty A statue for freedom in New York Harbor
Kissing Post Where families would meet each other
Jane Addams A women who founded the Hull House
Hull House A settlement house that educated middle-class women
Melting Pot A description of America meaning a place where cultures blend
Joseph Pulizer Owned the New York World newspaper company for 10 years
William Randolph Hearst Owned New York Morning Journal
Ragtime A type of music which combines African-American songs and European musical forms
Vaudeville Live entertainment that had a mixture of songs, dances, and comedy
Urbanization The growth of cities
Mail-Order Catalog A catalog which had pics and descriptions of merchandise
Steerage Lowest part for the poor
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